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Costa Rica

Costa Rica & Panama Primate Behavior and Conservation

Term To Study: Winter-Break 2013
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2012
Program Starts: Dec 26, 2013
Program Ends: Jan 30, 2014
Major 1: Science Animal, Zoology, Veterinary
Subject 1:
Program Category: Multi-Country
Program Type: Provider
Program Fee: $4,780
Link 1: BroadReach Costa Rica & Panama Primate Behavior and Conservation
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Program Locations:

Costa Rica San Jose
Panama Bocas del Toro
Contact Phone: 800-995-2300
Contact Name: Imogen Hoyle
Contact Email:
What is Included: Housing, food, on-site transportation
What is not Included: Airfare, personal expenses
Program Description

Work with Broadreach College to learn everything you ever wanted to know about monkeys, in a place where your hands-on work can further their survival and preserve their endangered habitats. Learn about primate biology, behavior, natural history and ecology in a spectacular rainforest setting. Participate in ongoing monkey research alongside primatologists. Then assist local organizations with animal rehabilitation, reforestation, conservation and education efforts. The White-faced capuchins, spider monkeys, squirrel monkeys and mantled howler monkeys need you. No Guilford faculty presence.

Locations: Bocas del Toro, Cariari, Pacuare River, Quepos, San Jose.
Project dates: 12/27/12-1/20/13

Course: 50020, GST 250 014 - 3 credits, Graded.
Prerequisite: 2.5 GPA.

Application: Stage 1 at Guilford College Study Abroad website. $1000 deposit.

Quick Facts

Population: 4636348
Capital: San Jose
Per-capita GDP: $ 12100
Size: 51100 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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